Mental illness can be terribly isolating. We often end up hating ourselves for not feeling okay, while everyone else seems to race past us. It can be terrifying to feel like you’re going to be judged — at home, at work, in our own ‘safe zones’ that we create for ourselves.
It helps to know that you are not alone.
India has a rich and diverse foodscape, with the cuisine changing as you travel from state to state, from the coast to the hills, from the desert to the mountains. Here is a sampling of some of the most common meals that can be found pan-India… and of course, it includes the ubiquitous chai.
These illustrations were originally done as part of a series on Indian food for a travel client, Gomowgli. Part 2 will probably follow in due course…